[Mediawiki-l] Looking for extension 'Edit Notification'

Gary Kirk gary.kirk at gmail.com
Fri May 25 18:16:38 UTC 2007


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On 25/05/07, Dave Sigafoos <davesigafoos at sanmar.com> wrote:
> Bravo .. that will work .. of course I will have to go through and clean
> up every once in a while <G>  Users <G>
>
> Thanks .. have a great weekend
>
> DSig
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> -----Original Message-----
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> [mailto:mediawiki-l-bounces at lists.wikimedia.org] On Behalf Of David
> Gerard
> Sent: Friday, May 25, 2007 10:55
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> Subject: Re: [Mediawiki-l] Looking for extension 'Edit Notification'
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> On 25/05/07, Monahon, Peter B. <Peter.Monahon at uspto.gov> wrote:
>
> > > Dave wrote: I am looking (have searched
> > > but not found) for an extension that would
> > > 'NOTIFY' the users that a page is currently
> > > being edited if they try to go into edit mode.
>
> > How about a plan B - make a template that says
> > "editing as of (date) by (name), please wait for this message to
> > disappear before adding your own edits"
> > and put it in the page top, then edit off line, hope for the best, and
> > hope someone else isn't also editing off line at the same time.
>
>
> On English Wikipedia, this is {{inuse}} - used when one is doing a
> long and complicated edit. I haven't actually seen it used in a while,
> and hardly ever on a moderate- or high-traffic page where you might
> expect it. Mind you, almost all the edit conflicts I can remember of
> late have been on talk pages.
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> - d.
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